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Turkey - Second Sustainable Cities Project : environmental and social management framework - executive summary (English)

The development objective of the Second Sustainable Cities Project for Turkey is to improve the planning capacity of and access to targeted municipal services in participating municipalities and municipal utilities (henceforth “utilities”). ... See More +

Board Report 121296 OCT 19, 2017

Disclosed

Vietnam - Medium Cities Development Project : restructuring and additional financing (English)

The development objective of the Medium Cities Development Project for Vietnam is to increase access to improved urban infrastructure services in Lao Cai City, Phu Ly City, and Vinh City in a sustainable and efficient manner. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD2030 MAY 18, 2017

Disclosed

Afghanistan - Urban Development Support Project : resettlement plan : Environmental and social management framework and resettlement policy framework (English)

The development objective of the Urban Development Support Project for Afghanistan is to create an enabling policy framework and capacity at the national and local levels to strengthen city planning, management and service delivery. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG3168 MAR 07, 2017

Chen,Michelle Lisa Disclosed

Tanzania - Tanzania Strategic Cities Project : additional financing (English)

The development objective of the Tanzania Strategic Cities Project is to improve the quality of and access to basic urban services in participating Local Government Authorities (LGAs). ... See More +

Project Paper PAD1980 FEB 03, 2017

Disclosed

Promoting green urban development in Africa : enhancing the relationship between urbanization,environmental assets and ecosystem services : evaluating the potential returns to investing in green urban development in Durban - Part II (English)

Urbanisation is taking place at an unprecedented rate throughout the world, often outpacing plans and the capacity of city managers. As a result, natural open space areas in cities are being degraded and diminished, and problems such as flooding, air and water pollution are getting worse. ... See More +

Working Paper 117428 JAN 01, 2017

Turpie,Jane; Letley,Gwyneth; Chyrstal,Robynne; Corbella,Stefan; Stretch,Derek Disclosed

West Bank and Gaza - Integrated Cities and Urban Development Project (Arabic)

The objective of the Integrated Cities and Urban Development Project for West Bank and Gaza is to enhance the capacity of participating urban areas to plan for sustainable urban growth. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1696 AUG 03, 2016

Disclosed

Cheaper, faster, and more than good enough : is GPS the new gold standard in land area measurement ? (English)

In rural societies of low- and middle-income countries, land is a major measure of wealth, a critical input in agricultural production, and a key variable for assessing agricultural performance and productivity. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7759 JUL 21, 2016

Carletto,Calogero; Gourlay,Sydney; Murray,Siobhan; Zezza,Alberto Disclosed

6C Central America urbanization review : making cities work for Central America (Vol. 2) : 6C : Central America urbanization review – making cities work for Central America (English)

Central America is undergoing an important transition, with urban populations increasingat accelerated speeds, bringing pressing challenges as well as opportunities to boost sustained,inclusive and resilient growth. ... See More +

Working Paper 106268 JUN 01, 2016

Maria,Augustin; Acero Vergel,Jose Luis; Garcia Lozano,Marisa; Aguilera De Llano,Ana Isabel Disclosed

Bangladesh - Leveraging ICT for Growth, Employment, and Governance Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Leveraging Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) for Growth, Employment, and Governance Project for Bangladesh is to: (i) catalyze the growth of Bangladesh’s information technology (IT) and IT enabled services (IT and ITES) industry for employment creation and export diversification; and (ii) establish basic e-Government foundations to support public sector modernization. ... See More +

Project Paper RES14921 MAY 15, 2016

Disclosed

Vietnam - Medium Cities Development Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 100459 OCT 19, 2015

Disclosed

Benin - Cities Support Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 7) : Plan d’action de reinstallation des travaux dans la ville de Porto-novo (French,English)

Resettlement Plan SFG2238 OCT 01, 2015

Kok Shun,Sung Heng C. Disclosed

Vietnam - Second Phase of Medium Cities Development Project (MCDP) : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 100458 SEP 29, 2015

Disclosed

Vietnam - Medium Cities Development Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 97990 JUL 01, 2015

Disclosed

India - Capacity Building for Urban Development Project : restructuring (English)

The objective of the Capacity Building for Urban Development Project for India is to assist the recipient in improving the systems and skills of select urban local government bodies with respect to urban management and urban poverty reduction, as well as to support the recipient’s implementation of various urban policy and institutional reforms. ... See More +

Project Paper RES17220 JUN 19, 2015

Disclosed

Information and communication technologies for jobs in the Pacific (English)

The Pacific region is in the midst of an information and communications technology (ICT) revolution in which small island countries are increasingly connected to the global economy. ... See More +

Working Paper 96218 MAY 01, 2015

Beschorner,Natasha; Kuek,Siou Chew; Narimatsu,Junko Disclosed

Transformation-ready : using ICT to fast-track Africa’s development path (English)

The evidence of information and communication technologies (ICTs’) impact on a country’s economy and growth is becoming increasingly clear. Recent World Bank research shows that a 10 percent increase in mobile phone subscribers leads to a 0.8 percent increase in economic growth. ... See More +

Working Paper 101712 JAN 01, 2015

Disclosed

ICT as an enabler of transformation in Ethiopia (English)

Over the last two decades, Ethiopia has achieved remarkable progress toward social and economic indicators. Analytical evidence shows that development projects with a significant information and communication technology (ICT) component have a higher potential to achieve greater outcomes on the ground than the ones not supported by ICT. ... See More +

Working Paper 89289 JAN 01, 2014

Lixi, Marc; Dahan, Mariana Disclosed

The systems of secondary cities : the neglected drivers of urbanising economies (English)

Many parts of the global and national systems of cities are not benefiting significantly from the ‘new age’ and economic geography of cities. Most of these are the secondary and small cities of less than a million people. ... See More +

Brief 89861 JAN 01, 2014

Roberts,Brian Herbert; Hohmann,Rene Peter Disclosed

Street addressing and the management of cities : Adressage et gestion des villes (French)

This book reviews the role of addressing within the array of urban management tools and explores the links between addressing and civic identity, urban information systems, support to municipal services, tax systems, land management and tenure issues, slum upgrading, support to concessionary services, and economic development. ... See More +

Publication 32923 JAN 01, 2005

Toyos-Chavez,Roberto C.; Farvacque-Vitkovic,Catherine D.; Godin,Lucien M.; Leroux, Hughes; Verdet, Florence Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Turkey - Second Sustainable Cities Project : environmental and social management framework - executive summary (English)
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OCT 19, 2017 121296 Board Report
Vietnam - Medium Cities Development Project : restructuring and additional financing (English)
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MAY 18, 2017 PAD2030 Project Paper
Afghanistan - Urban Development Support Project : resettlement plan : Environmental and social management framework and resettlement policy framework (English)
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MAR 07, 2017 SFG3168 Resettlement Plan
Tanzania - Tanzania Strategic Cities Project : additional financing (English)
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FEB 03, 2017 PAD1980 Project Paper
Promoting green urban development in Africa : enhancing the relationship between urbanization,environmental assets and ecosystem services : evaluating the potential returns to investing in green urban development in Durban - Part II (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 117428 Working Paper
West Bank and Gaza - Integrated Cities and Urban Development Project (Arabic)
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AUG 03, 2016 PAD1696 Project Appraisal Document
Cheaper, faster, and more than good enough : is GPS the new gold standard in land area measurement ? (English)
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JUL 21, 2016 WPS7759 Policy Research Working Paper
6C Central America urbanization review : making cities work for Central America (Vol. 2) : 6C : Central America urbanization review – making cities work for Central America (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 106268 Working Paper
Bangladesh - Leveraging ICT for Growth, Employment, and Governance Project : restructuring (English)
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MAY 15, 2016 RES14921 Project Paper
Vietnam - Medium Cities Development Project : procurement plan (English)
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OCT 19, 2015 100459 Procurement Plan
Benin - Cities Support Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 7) : Plan d’action de reinstallation des travaux dans la ville de Porto-novo (French,English)
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OCT 01, 2015 SFG2238 Resettlement Plan
Vietnam - Second Phase of Medium Cities Development Project (MCDP) : procurement plan (English)
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SEP 29, 2015 100458 Procurement Plan
Vietnam - Medium Cities Development Project : procurement plan (English)
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JUL 01, 2015 97990 Procurement Plan
China - Liaoning Coastal Economic Zone Urban Infrastructure and Environmental Management Project : financial statement as of December 31, 2014 : 中国 - 辽宁沿海经济区城市基础设施和环境管理项目 : 截至2014年12月31日的财务报表 (Chinese,English)
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JUN 30, 2015 110961 Auditing Document
India - Capacity Building for Urban Development Project : restructuring (English)
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JUN 19, 2015 RES17220 Project Paper
Information and communication technologies for jobs in the Pacific (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 96218 Working Paper
Transformation-ready : using ICT to fast-track Africa’s development path (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 101712 Working Paper
ICT as an enabler of transformation in Ethiopia (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 89289 Working Paper
The systems of secondary cities : the neglected drivers of urbanising economies (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 89861 Brief
Street addressing and the management of cities : Adressage et gestion des villes (French)
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JAN 01, 2005 32923 Publication